About This Center
A permaculture-based community, founded in 1994, located on 329 acres in culturally rich, biologically diverse western North Carolina, about 45 minutes southeast of Asheville. Earthaven Ecovillage is dedicated to caring for people and the Earth by learning and demonstrating a holistic, sustainable culture. The School of Integrated Living hosts experiential educational opportunities to support Earthaven's education mission.
See School of Integrated Living's website for more information on education programs happening at Earthaven Ecovillage. (contact info blocked)
“Ecovillages are human-scale, full-featured settlements in which human activities are integrated into the natural world in a way that is supportive of healthy human development, and which can be successfully continued into the indefinite future.”
Venue HighlightsPublic and private tours.
Forested hiking trails.
Eco-infrastructure and natural buildings.
Gardens & farms.
Neighborhoods with different personalities within the village.
AccommodationsForested camping. Indoor lodging offered by private community members.
- Free Parking
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- Ceremony Space
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free